SF Chronicle- “The gentle voices of the choir filled the great room with dramatic swells that touched on the full spectrum of emotion – with moments of high intensity giving way to unbridled jubilation.”
May 21, 2017: Miss Criolla by Ariel Ramirez (excerpt)
Fall 2017: Bach Cantata 64 and more (TBA), with organist Jonathan Dimmock
Oakland City Chorus provides opportunity for members of our community to sing a rich mixture of choral masterpieces and world music with no dues or membership fees except enrollment in a 1- unit class at Laney College (Music 125, 128, 146, or 225). Dedicated to promoting choral excellence in the greater Oakland area, OCC is an outgrowth of the Laney College Choir, founded in 2004. Visit the JOIN page for more information.
We perform a wide variety of repertoire including Classical Music, World Music, and Spirituals. We have sung in Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish, Xhosa, and others. Recent concerts have featured major works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Fauré, Hensel, Ives, Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Ramirez, Schubert, and Vivaldi and others. Please visit the Concerts page for current information.
For audition information, please visit the JOIN page.
FALL 2017 CLASS CODES: (Make sure the Instructor is listed as: John Reager)
M/W 12-1:40 PM: 42653, 42655, 44407, or 42660
TUESDAY 6-9PM: 42654, 42656, 44408, or 42661
Fall Syllabus (coming soon)
Fall 2017: Bach Cantata 64 and more TBA
*Do NOT sign up for Music 25 or 26 if you are joining the Oakland City Chorus.